Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway

Posted at 9:42 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 10:42:56-04

SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people.

Sgt. Andy West said the patrol received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about the two-vehicle wreck on Mississippi Highway 16 east of Scooba, near the Alabama state line.

WTOK reported that Kemper County Sheriff James Moore said a box truck and a passenger van collided head-on.